Supreme Rice

Lemon Scented Rice Pilaf

Serves: 4-6 Recipe from Chef William

Ingredients

  • 2 CUPS SUPREME JASMINE RICE
  • 3 CUPS CHICKEN STOCK OR LOW SODIUM CHICKEN BROTH
  • 2 TABLESPOONS LEMON ZEST
  • 1⁄2 CUP YELLOW ONION, FINE DICE
  • 2 OUNCES BUTTER, UNSALTED
  • 1⁄4 TEASPOON WHITE PEPPER
  • 1⁄2 TEASPOON SALT

Directions

1. PLACE CHICKEN STOCK OR BROTH INTO A POT AND BRING TO A SIMMER (YOU MAY ALSO
HEAT STOCK IN THE MICROWAVE IN A MICROWAVE-SAFE CONTAINER)
2. PLACE AN ADDITIONAL HEAVY BOTTOM 2 QUART SAUCE POT ONTO THE STOVE OVER
MEDIUM HEAT
3. ADD UNSALTED BUTTER TO POT AND MELT
4. ONCE BUTTER BEGINS TO BUBBLE, ADD THE ONION AND SAUTE FOR 30 SECONDS TO 1 MINUTE
(DO NOT BROWN ONIONS)
5. ADD LEMON ZEST AND STIR (LEMON AROMA SHOULD BE PRESENT)
6. ADD RICE, SALT, AND WHITE PEPPER TO POT AND STIR WELL TO COMPLETELY COAT THE RICE
GRAINS WITH THE BUTTER AND COMPLETELY INCORPORATE ALL INGREDIENTS
7. ADD SIMMERING CHICKEN STOCK OR BROTH TO THE RICE POT
8. COVER POT WITH A TIGHT-FITTING LID AND INCREASE STOVE HEAT TO HIGH
9. BRING CONTENTS OF THE RICE POT TO A BOIL
10. ONCE BOILING, TURN DOWN AND SIMMER FOR 5 -7 MINUTES
11. TURN OFF, LEAVE COVERED (DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER) AND ALLOW RICE TO STEAM FOR
ABOUT 20 MINUTES
12. REMOVE COVER AFTER 20 MINUTES AND FLUFF RICE
13. SERVE HOT

Meet William

William is a nine-year-old chef from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. William loves spending time in the kitchen and outside with the grill or smoker. His f...
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